What is SIIC?
The Faculty of Science of the University of Peradeniya has established the Science-Industry-Interaction Cell (SIIC)
to strengthen academic-industry relationships. A main service provided by the staff members of the Faculty of Science,
through SIIC, to the Sri Lankan industrial sector and to other interested parties is to undertake various consultancy activities.
Strength of SIIC
The Faculty of Science has about 100 staff members, attached to various disciplines,
with postgraduate qualifications in science and technological aspects that are competent in offering consultancy services.
The faculty is equipped with many modern instruments, including X-ray diffraction spectrometer, X-ray fluorescence spectrometer,
Gas and liquid chromatographs with a variety of detectors, thermo-gravimetric apparatus, differential scanning calorimeter,
Atomic absorption spectrophotometers, UV-visible spectrophotometers, NMR spectrometer, FT-IR spectrophotometer and electrochemical instrumentation.
The Faculty of Science has the capacity to